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Partizan win sixth consecutive Serbian title

Published: Wednesday 22 May 2013, 20.32CET
FK Partizan have made history in Serbia by becoming the first club to win six successive league titles, claiming their 25th crown overall with a 2-0 victory at relegated FK Smederevo.
by Aleksandar Bošković
from Belgrade
Partizan win sixth consecutive Serbian title
Partizan fans have reason to cheer again ©AFP
Published: Wednesday 22 May 2013, 20.32CET

Partizan win sixth consecutive Serbian title

FK Partizan have made history in Serbia by becoming the first club to win six successive league titles, claiming their 25th crown overall with a 2-0 victory at relegated FK Smederevo.

A 2-0 success at relegated FK Smederevo was enough for FK Partizan to secure their 25th league title, the win leaving them eight points above FK Crvena zvezda with one round of the Serbian season to go.

Vuk Rašović's men strode five points clear of their closest pursuers by triumphing 1-0 in Saturday's Eternal derby. Partizan, buoyed by that victory, went ahead through forward Marko Šćepović after 17 minutes, and they had one hand on the title when Nemanja Kojić made it two in the second half.

The capital club finish their campaign at home to FK Spartak Zlatibor voda on Sunday. For their part, Crvena zvezda succumbed 2-1 at home to FK Sloboda Užice, for whom Predrag Ranđelović struck twice.

Last updated: 22/05/13 20.33CET

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